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Crucial Brixton pub licensing hearing adjourned

A decisive intervention by one of the UK’s leading licensing barristers last night (8 October) highlighted the high stakes involved in attempts by some...

Brixton’s Pure Vinyl jam night hosts EP launch

The usual, and always packed, Pure Vinyl Monday night jam tonight (7 October) has an added attraction. The Blue Lab Beats duo of Namali Kwaten...

Advocacy Academy students launch this year’s campaigns

The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy is dedicated to preparing young people to bring about social change. A free academy fellowship gives students the tools, skills and...

Oxjam is back – enjoy it and get involved

After a three-year absence, Brixton Oxjam is set to return on 13 October, with preparations well under way for the largest UK grassroots music...

Council meeting to decide fate of Brixton pub

A bitter row over the future of one of Brixton’s landmark pubs is set to reach a conclusion at a meeting of Lambeth council’s...

Ras Manasseh reggae artist visits Bugle

Today (4 October) Ras Manasseh reggae artist from Portland Jamaica visited the Brixton Bugle office. Ras Manasseh is in London for a month to promote...

‘My London’ theme for performing arts festival

St Michael’s arts festival 3-20 October, based in the Stockwell church, will feature leading names in the performing arts, writes Anetha Sivananthan. Led by Matthew...

Black History Month in Brixton

Lambeth Libraries in partnership with the Black Cultural Archives and local organisations host Black History Month with authors, films, music, dance, theatre and a...

Celebration not toleration

Dave Randall meets Eliane Correa, a committed and uncompromising musician who uses music to talk about the state of the world The pianist, composer and...

Story of a struggle to succeed as an artist

Djofray Makumbu’s story is about a struggle against the odds – how one young man’s talent, determination and hard work brought him artistic success. This...

Brixton Village owners seek new retail manager

  The owners of Brixton Village and Market Row are advertising for a retail manager for the two sites following the departure of Alistair Maddox...

Reggae history and British pioneers Black Slate

After last week's live performance at Hootananny and as Black History Month gets under way, Anthony Brightly, co-founder and keyboardist of British reggae pioneers Black Slate, talked...

Arches owner calls on Network Rail to open access to shops

As scaffolding obscuring shops on the north side of Atlantic Road entered its third month in place, The Arches Company, which owns the freehold...

Herne Hill Music Festival showcases a variety of talent and styles

This year’s Herne Hill Music Festval 4 - 13 October celebrates a wealth of music over 21 events in a wide variety of styles, writes...

Climate strikers rally in Brixton

Melissa Veitch reports on today's climate strike action in Brixton Hundreds of people rallied in Brixton today (20 September) before joining the Global Climate Strike...

Brixton Blue – new art for our Underground

Artist Denzil Forrester was in Brixton today (19 September) to launch Brixton Blue, the new Tube Station mural that will be on show for...

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